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Don’t rush to adopt ECOWAS currency, experts tell FG

Ifeanyi Onuba and Anna Okon Some finance and economic experts have called on the Federal Government not to rush into joining the West Africa single currency arrangement that would make Nigeria to adopt the “Eco” as its official currency instead of the naira. The experts who spoke to our correspondents in separate telephone interviews said […]

Body Demands Environmental Justice For N’Delta

A group known as Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has advocated for environmental justice in the Niger Delta to alleviate the suffering of the people as a result of environmental pollution and other oil related hazards . Executive Director of the group, Auwal Ibrahim Musa who spoke with The Tide in an interview in […]

N37bn NASS Renovation: SERAP, Others Sue FG, NASS

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT, Enough is Enough (EiE) and 583 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to stop President Muhammadu Buhari and Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning from releasing N37 billion allocated for the renovation of the National Assembly complex to […]

EFCC commends Gov. Wike of Rivers on stance on corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, for openly declaring that no corrupt official would be part of his administration in the State. This is as the commission says it is investigating some staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and would soon publish their names. […]

Igbo group gives Cross River governor, Ayade, 14-Day ultimatum to free journalist

Igbo National Council yesterday issued a 14-day ultimatum to Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to release detained journalist, Agba Jalingo. The group’s President, Chilos Godsent, at a press conference in Owerri, the Imo State capital, warned that INC would storm Calabar, the Cross River State capital in protest to demand for the resignation […]

Akume under fire for insulting Tor Tiv, churches in Benue

Tiv Youth Organisation, (TYO), has called on President Muhamadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, call the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, George Akume, to order over his recent insults on the person and office of the Tiv Paramount Ruler, the Tor Tiv, HRM Professor James Ayatse, who is also the Chairman, […]

Oshiomhole in trouble, as APC Chieftain threatens to Spill

There seems to be more troubles coming the way of the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Party (APC), Adams Oshiomhole. The Tide’s source reports that a chieftain of the APC, Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto, vowed yesterday that he would stage “a massive Oshiomhole Must Go Protest nationwide’’ early in the New Year. “I’m championing […]

Marry Chiwenga, Zimbabwe’s second lady, charged with attempted murder of her husband

By Mary Taruvinga HIGH Court judge, Justice Pisirai Kwenda Tuesday reserved judgement in two bail applications filed by Marry Chiwenga, wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. Marry is facing charges of attempting to murder her husband while he was seeking treating at a private hospital in South Africa. She is also facing separate charges of […]

UN warns that food supply to Zimbabwe may run out in February

By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE United Nations has warned food aid to Zimbabwe could run out by end of February this year if the international community does not come up with adequate funding to avert the looming catastrophe. According to the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP), nearly eight million Zimbabweans are food insecure. More than half […]

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